Helping people of all ages know Jesus, grow in their faith & go into the world equipped to serve.


With an invitational spirit, we open our hearts, minds and doors, to all with warmth and sincerity. We seek diversity, respect variety in experience, and promote independence of thought.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Traditional Worship  
8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Shine Contemporary Worship
11:00 a.m. in the Christian Life Center

Berkley First
10:00 a.m. in Berkley 

Serve with Us

Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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Rummage Sale

Sponsored by the United Methodist Women

Donate items, volunteer and shop!

Shop on Wednesday, Oct 17 – Friday, Oct 19

Click below for more information on donating, volunteering or shopping.


Help End Hunger

Sunday, September 23
Starting at Birmingham Campus 

Four million households in Michigan live at risk of hunger. You can help end hunger. Support or join the Birmingham First CROP Walk team.

Go and Do

Men's Conference

Saturday, October 27

How do your faith, your beliefs, your life inside of the church relate to your daily life? Men are invited to attend this day conference featuring Scott Chostek. 

Fall Program Guide

Birmingham First offers more than 200 activities for all ages throughout the fall. From trips to the cider mill for young children to short day trips to local venues, sporting events and concerts for Seniors “On the Go.” Cards, games, celebrations, concerts, parades, missions opportunities, book clubs, fitness classes and even activities for your pets are available. Take a look to see where you may want to gather, learn or serve then invite a friend and join us this fall.

Program Guide

Gather – Learn – Serve

Register for adult, family, student or children’s classes and activities.

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Member Portal

Update your contact information, register for events and give online through the member portal.



First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events. 

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Upcoming Events

View a complete calendar of all classes, programs, worship services and events.

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Steeple Notes - Newsletter

Read our weekly newsletter.

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Stay in Touch

Stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletters and joining us on social media. 

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Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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Recent News

Fall Cleaning = Rummage Sale Donations

Fall Cleaning = Rummage Sale Donations Fall is an excellent time to clean closets and start your donation...
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Make a Sandwich for Streethreads

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Hands4Detroit for 4th and 5th Grade Students

Fourth and fifth-grade students are invited to participate in Hands4Detroit on Saturday, October 6. They will be participating...
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